Near Bath, Barbados. The early-18th-century Principal's Lodge at Codrington College was once the great house of the Consett Plantation, and the college itself was built as a result of the legacy left by Christopher Codrington, one of the richest planters in Barbados.
The National Trust runs an 'open house' programme, through which you can visit some of the most beautiful private houses on the island (including Heron Bay and St Nicholas Abbey)
ST JOHN'S CHURCH
Hackleton's Cliff, Barbados. St John's Church is one of the loveliest churches on the island. It is also the burial place of Ferdinando Paleologus, last member of a family descended from ancient Greek royalty, who was a warden of the church and died in 1665. Open daily, 6am-6pm.
At St Ann's Garrison in St Michael, Barbados Explores the history of Barbados , and hosts lectures and jazz evenings.
Folkstone Marine Park is an underwater park where vacationers view exhibits beneath the ocean surface, go diving, and take part in other ocean-related activities. The park also has shops, museums, and a place to rent snorkelling gear.
GEORGE WASHINGTON HOUSE
Was the home of the US president and his brother Lawrence during their stay in 1751. It now houses a museum bringing 18th-century Barbados to life.
OISTINS FISH FRY
The heart of Oistins is its large, bustling seaside fish market. On Friday and Saturday it hosts the island’s best party, the Oistins Fish Fry, with soca, reggae, pop and country music, vendors selling barbecued fish and plenty of rum drinking. It’s roughly 80 per cent locals, 20 per cent tourists, and rocks till 2am.